Welcome to Year 5!
Things you need to know in Year 5:
Below are some important documents for Year 5. We have included copies of the homework and our most recent newsletter for your information below. Keep checking back for information about forthcoming parents meetings and important dates.
Skegness Residential Parents Meeting
Below is the Powerpoint from the Skegness Residential Parents Meeting for those who were unable to attend. A Kit list is also attached below.
Here are our weekly spellings for term 4. Our pass mark for the year group is 9/15. Any child scoring less than this will need to have another practise and re-take their test. Please encourage your child to practise their spellings as often as possible. Regular practise is the key to success!
English homework is given out at the start of the term and covers every week during that term. Homework should be handed in every Thursday. It is hoped that by handing out the homework at the start of the term it will help to promote flexibility.
Maths homework is handed out every Monday, due in every Thursday.
We expect the children to read for 25 minutes per day in year 5 (the standard required for Renaissance Master Class). Reading diaries are checked and signed by their class teacher weekly. Please ensure that these are filled out at least four times per week.
Skegness Aquarium Parents' Meeting
Due to parental requests, we have brought forward the Skegness residential parents meeting. It will take place in the main hall on Thursday 28th March at 3:40pm. That way, parents will know all that they need to before submitting their deposit for the trip. The PowerPoint will be put on the website for anyone unable to attend the meeting.
Art work inspired by Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Here are some pictures of us creating our stained glass windows in the style of Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
We had a fantastic introduction to our unit on modelling using wire with the Chicken Wired workshop. We all made a bird and learned the techniques for cutting and joining wire. Below are some pictures from the day.
Outreach at Carres Grammar School
We had a fantastic time taking part in Outreach at Carre's Grammar School. During our first session, we focused on using microscopes and looked at everyday objects underneath them. The fly's eye was particularly amazing! In our second week, we learned about the reactivity at metals and tested the temperature change in the water to find out which metals were the most reactive. Look at our photos below:
Trip to The Collection
We had a brilliant time on our trip to The Collection. We took part in battle workshops, examined artefacts, made broaches and shields and even took part in an archaeological dig! Take a look at our photos below:
Romans Vs Celts battle
Today we re-enacted the famous battles between the Romans and Celts. The Celts were incredibly enthusiastic when they defeated the Romans at Colchester and Londinium but were not so happy when the tables turned at the Battle of Watling Street. See our battle pictures below:
Romans Vs Celts battle
We are busy preparing for our Romans Vs Celts battle on Friday 8th February. We have been preparing our weapons using Modroc. See our photos below. Check back after the battle for more pictures.
Mental Health and Wellbeing Day
We had an excellent time on Mental Health and Wellbeing day. We enjoyed a Yoga session from 'Jo Yoga' focusing on simple poses and relaxation. We also learned about how the media manipulates images to make people appear more beautiful and discussed the impact of this on self-esteem.
Can you tell which image has been photoshopped?